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The Kahala Hotel & Resort


At the end of one of O’ahu’s most scenic drives around the iconic Diamond Head Crater landmark rests an oasis of luxury and elegance. Private and secluded, but not remote, The Kahala Hotel & Resort is situated in one of O’ahu’s most exclusive and affluent residential neighborhoods fronting an 800-foot stretch of pristine, white-sand beach. Just minutes away from the resort is Oahu’s cosmopolitan playground for shopping, dining and entertainment—Waikiki. 


5000 Kahala Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816-5411


International: +1.808.369.9480
Reservations: +1.866.318.4579


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OPENING DATE: January 22, 1964


The legendary Kahala Hotel & Resort is Oahu’s haven of luxury and elegance, situated at a secluded and pristine oceanfront locale just minutes from Waikiki. Classic, yet uniquely contemporary, the worldrenown resort boasts 338 exquisitely appointed rooms with incomparable views of the majestic Pacific Ocean and Ko’olau Mountain Range; exceptional culinary experiences at its five restaurants; and bespoke treatments that incorporate elements of native Hawaiian healing methods at the award-winning Kahala Spa, delivering a transformation for the mind, body and soul. Since its opening in 1964, The Kahala has hosted for accommodations or held events for every American President since Lyndon Baines Johnson, legions of foreign royalty and dignitaries, a plethora of cinema and rock stars, and even His Holiness the Dalai Lama.


306 rooms
32 suites


Dressing Robes and Slippers
Hair Dryer
Make-up Mirror
Luxury Toiletries
2 Telephones, with data port and voicemail
Wireless High Speed Internet Access
40-inch Flat Screen LCD Television with cable channels and remote control
“On Command” Video Movies
iHome Clock Radios with auto-sync and charging for iPad, iPhone and iPod
Air Conditioning with individual climate controls
Customized Mini Bar available upon request
Coffee and Tea Maker with complimentary coffee and tea
In-room safe
Writing desk
Dual dressing areas
Laundry and valet same-day service
Daily newspaper and nightly turndown service
24-hour in-room dining
Maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children per room
3rd and 4th adult charge applies
One rollaway bed at extra fee
Sofa bed sleeper in all scenic ocean view and ocean front 1-bedroom suites
Connecting Rooms joined by common front door and mini foyer.


Fresh flower lei greeting and oshibori (moist towel) upon arrival
Concierge service
Business Center (open 24 hours a day)
Hospitality Suite for early arrivals and late departures
Nightly turndown service
Complimentary shuttle service to Ala Moana Center and Waikiki

World-Class Dining
Hoku’s: Contemporary cuisine featuring fresh imaginative foods of the Pacific at dinner and Sunday brunch.

The Veranda: A classic living room and gathering spot offering daily afternoon high tea, light meals, cocktails and nightly live entertainment.

Seaside Grill: Beachside tables with ocean breeze serving seafood, sandwiches, salads and tropical drinks for lunch and cocktails.

Plumeria Beach House: Casual, open-air and oceanfront restaurant offering an award-winning daily breakfast buffet, lunch and seafood buffet dinner on Fridays and Saturday nights.

Arancino at The Kahala: Classic and innovative Italian specialties for lunch and dinner.

Pool & Recreation
The freshwater swimming pool and whirlpool hot tub overlook the ocean and are bordered by the 26,000-square-foot Dolphin Lagoon and manmade tide pools with a variety of marine life. The pool and beach staff can coordinate your snorkeling, surfing, canoeing, fishing, and stand-up paddle boarding activities. Private beach cabanas and cabana lounges are available for rent by reservation for half day and full day use. Deck chairs, sun toiletries, and towel service are located at the Pool Center. Complimentary cold treats are served in the afternoons.

The Kahala Spa
The award-winning Kahala Spa, with its serene outdoor rest area, ten spacious massage and treatment suites, and exclusive brands of spa products, is an idyllic choice for pampering and rejuvenation for both women and men. It continues to set new trends and maintain high standards for health and beauty treatments ranging from facials, manicures and pedicures, to massage and body treatments.

CHI Health Energy Fitness Center
Personal Trainers at the CHI Health Energy fitness center will customize a complete fitness program in consultation with your home fitness counselor or you can try one of the Pilates, stand-up paddle board yoga, hula aerobics, or The Kahala Beach Workout classes during your stay. The fitness center offers cutting-edge cardiovascular and resistance machines by Life Fitness along with an integrated cable TV system with multiple language selections. CHI Fitness Center is open 24 hours a day with easy room key card access and offers separate sauna, steam rooms, and Jacuzzi for men and women.

Dolphin Quest
Unique and culturally-enriching programming includes various Dolphin Quest encounters for children and adults. These interactive programs teach participants about marine mammals and other sea life and include a variety of hands-on experiences with live dolphins.

Keiki Club
The Kahala’s Keiki Club programs and adventure activities include reef walks, bamboo pole fishing, and Hawaiian arts and crafts. It’s the perfect place for kids (5-12) to learn about our beautiful islands and rich Hawaiian culture in a safe and fun environment while Mom and Dad pursue other activities at the resort.

Boutiques at The Kahala
Hildgund Jewelry
Tori Richard at The Kahala
Surf and Sun
The Kahala Boutique


Featuring more than 13,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and approximately 11,500 square feet of picturesque outdoor event space, The Kahala’s spacious facilities can be configured to any event requirement. The Kahala is one of Honolulu’s most distinguished locations for social entertaining and business events. The professional and highly-trained event coordinators work arduously to plan all of your wedding, banquet, social, and corporate event needs with precision and care.


General Manager: Joe Ibarra
Director of Sales: Sally Halm
Director of Marketing: Dean Fujitani
Director of Guest Services: Flora LaMontagne
Executive Chef: Wayne Hirabayashi
Director of Catering & Convention Services: Grace Chan
Director of Finance: Thushara Perera
Director of Revenue Management & Strategic Planning: Lyle Uehara


Twitter: @kahalaresort
Instagram: @Kahala_Resort
Hashtag: #AtTheKahala


Dean Fujitani
Director of Marketing
(808) 739-8696
[email protected]

Wakako Sasaki
Asia PR/Marketing Manager
(808) 739-8786
[email protected]

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